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leucosphyrus Dönitz

1901:37 (F).
Type-loc: Kajoe Janam (sic) = Kajoe Tanam [Kajutanam] north of Padang,[Tapanuli], Sumatra (ZM, BM)

Additional References:
Crawford 1938: 75-82 (P*)
Bonne-Wepster and Swellengrebel 1953:279 (M*, F*, L*).
Colless 1956:55 (M, F*, P*, L*).
Colless 1957c: 133 (F, L, in part, Sumatra).
Reid 1968: 386 (M*, F*, P*, L*, in part, Sumatra).
Aslamkhan 1971:147 (distr.).
Ramalingam 1974:147 (distr.).
Peyton (1989): 197 (classification Leucosphyrus Gp.)
Townsend 1990:94 (type info.).
Sallum et al. 2005: 6 (M, F*, P*, L*, dist.)
Sallum, Foster, Li et al. 2007:30 (phylogeny), , , ,
Sinka et al. 2011: 89 (bionomics review, distr., niche model)

Indonesia, Malaysia

Nothing is known about habitat of immatures (previous reports of larval habitats for this species actually refer to An. latens, see Sallum et al 2005b).

Medical Importance:
Primary vector of human malaria parasites (Sallum et al 2005b)